The group includes John and Margaret Delaney, a husband and wife from Mercer County who will be away during the holidays.READ MORE: Long Island Hoping For Best But Bracing For Worst As Nor'easter Approaches: 'Get Prepared Now'
“We’ll miss the family. Our family will have a get-together on the 26th, [Margaret’s family] will be on the 25th, but we’ll miss it, but they all know what we’re doing,” John Delaney said.READ MORE: Remembering NYPD Officer Jason Rivera: Wake Held For 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem
“That’s why we do it. How often do you get to help people who are really in need?” Margaret Delaney said.
The six-person team of disaster workers left Tuesday for a two-week deployment. They’ll join more than 100 Red Cross volunteers from across the country already on the ground in Kentucky.MORE NEWS: Health Officials Tracking New 'Stealth' Omicron Variant Spreading In Europe, Detected In U.S.
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